senate Bill S5468

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes a commission to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons

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Current Bill Status Via A2530 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.988
substituted for s5468
Jun 10, 2021 substituted by a2530
May 12, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2021 1st report cal.988
Mar 08, 2021 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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May 10, 2021 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S5468
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: May 10, 2021

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S5468 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2530
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §49, Cor L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4327
2011-2012: S6702, A2315
2013-2014: S2782, A1107
2015-2016: S2520, A5973
2017-2018: S2235, A6992
2019-2020: S5002, A2177

S5468 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a commission on prison education to study and develop a plan for improving education in state prisons.

S5468 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5468 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5468
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
   Correction
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  correction  law,  in relation to establishing a
   commission on improving education in state prisons

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new section 49 to
 read as follows:
   §  49.  COMMISSION  ON PRISON EDUCATION. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A
 COMMISSION ON PRISON EDUCATION COMPRISED OF NINE MEMBERS WHO SHALL STUDY
 AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR IMPROVING EDUCATION IN THE STATE  PRISON  SYSTEM.
 THE  COMMISSION  ON  PRISON EDUCATION SHALL CONSIDER AND INVESTIGATE THE
 FOLLOWING FACTORS WHEN DETERMINING EDUCATION IMPROVEMENTS: THE IMPACT ON
 AN INMATE'S EMPLOYMENT  OPPORTUNITIES  UPON  RELEASE  FROM  PRISON,  THE
 IMPACT  ON  AN INMATE'S REINTEGRATION INTO SOCIETY AND THE EFFECTIVENESS
 IN REDUCING RECIDIVISM. APPOINTMENTS TO THE TASK FORCE SHALL BE MADE  AS
 FOLLOWS:  THREE BY THE GOVERNOR; TWO BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY; ONE
 BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY; TWO BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT
 OF  THE SENATE AND ONE BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE. THE COMMIS-
 SION ON PRISON EDUCATION SHALL ISSUE A REPORT WITHIN  TEN  MONTHS  AFTER
 THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00309-01-1


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